With a new year and new decade upon us, it’s the perfect time to organise your 2020 events calendar. As a content marketing agency for the finance sector, we’ve been social butterflies throughout 2019. Now we’re recharged and ready for more. Here’s our editor’s pick of the top Fintech Events To Attend In 2020 (EUROPE).
#1 Cyprus Fintech Expo 3.0 – 16 January 2020
Ideal for: Cyprus-based businesses/sparking fintech collaborations
The Hilton Hotel Park in Nicosia will host this free one-day event which will delve into the world of advancing fintech technologies and their business impact on the financial sector. Organised by IMH, attendees can network with like-minded people and learn more about the fintech revolution that’s evolving the industry. Contentworks Agency is a media partner for Fintech 3.0 so meet us there for a coffee and to talk fintech content.
#2 Paris Fintech Forum – 28/29 January 2020
Ideal for: Cutting-edge insights
The 5th edition of the Paris Fintech Forum will be back in January 2020 following phenomenal success. Attracting almost 3000 attendees from over 70 countries, this summit is an exclusive European event welcoming CEOs from banks, insurance, regulators and fintech experts from all continents.
#3 Finovate Europe – 11-13 February 2020
Ideal for: Seeing fintech in action
Focusing on innovative fintech with real-world applications, Fintech Europe sees innovation in full flow with a series of short demos. Attendees can also expect talks from industry leaders on the future of digital, open banking, tech, payments, financial crime and insurance.
#4 London Blockchain Week – March 2020
Ideal for: Start-ups, fintech projects and those wanting to learn more about blockchain
Decentralized payment systems are possible thanks to advanced technology. London Blockchain Week is set to explore related themes while simultaneously hosting a pitch competition. 10 projects will be selected to pitch in front of a panel of VC judges. One winner will be chosen and awarded with free exhibition space at the next Fintech Worldwide event.
#5 MoneyLIVE Spring 2020 – 9-11 March 2020
Ideal for: Business leaders looking for interactive fintech experiences
Bringing together key members from Europe’s banking and payments ecosystem, this event is hosted in Madrid, Spain and focuses on innovative case studies. Highlights include interactive sessions, workshops, an Introducing the Fintechs networking opportunity and one-on-one meetings set up with the help of a professional algorithm.
#6 UK Fintech Week – 20-24 April 2020
Ideal for: International networking
UK Fintech Week will take place in London in April with IFGS being the most hotly anticipated summit scheduled for Monday 20 – Tuesday 21 April. This will take place at Guildhall, London and bring together delegates from around the world to showcase the very best the sector has to offer.
#7 Fintech Summit – 17-20 June 2020
Ideal for: Discovering fintech in the real world
Learn about the latest fintech advancements and how the implementation of such ideas will benefit banking, insurance, financing advisory and cross-point support. This will take place in Valencia Spain with hot topics including ‘the rise of platform banks,’ ‘disruption in the fintech industry,’ ‘analysing financial markets,’ ‘future of payments’ and more.
#8 Money 20/20 – 16-18 June 2020
Ideal for: Businesses looking to expand their European outreach
With 6300+ attendees, 350+ heavyweight industry speakers and 60+ hours of world-class content, Money 20/20 takes place in Amsterdam and discusses future innovations in the payment sector. It’s an exciting networking opportunity and the chance to learn more about the European financial ecosystem. As a bonus, reduced ticket pricing is available for startups.
#9 Amsterdam Fintech Week – 12-19 June 2020
Ideal for: Attendees of Money 20/20
If you’re interested in fintech, don’t miss Amsterdam’s Fintech Week which gathers all players and companies active in the fintech scene. There will be a full programme of fintech events across the Dutch capital including the Money 20/20 summit above – so watch this space.
#10 International Banking Innovation Forum 2020 – June 2020
Ideal for: tech/AI enthusiasts
The International Banking Innovation Forum 2020 will be held in Vienna, Austria and will cover a range of topics including AI, open banking, the latest banking trends, digital banking, customer experience, PSD2, mobile banking, instant payments, blockchain, retail banking and more.
#11 London Fintech Week – 3-8 July 2020
Ideal for: RegTech and InsureTech businesses
Exploring the most pressing themes in the future of finance, London Fintech Week will cover a wide range of exciting topics such as ‘the rising dominance of Chinese fintechs’ and ‘the future of RegTech and InsureTech’ as well as decentralized finance.
#12 MoneyLIVE: Digital Banking – 30 June – 1 July 2020
Ideal for: International networking in a financial hub
Taking place in London, MoneyLIVE: Digital Banking is a market leading two-day event bringing together innovators and trendsetters from across the banking industry. Strategies are formulated, partnerships are created and future trends are debated.
#13 LendIt Fintech Europe – 23-24 September 2020
Ideal for: CEOs, fintech experts and those looking to expand their knowledge
Head to the Business Design Centre in London for LendIt Fintech Europe where fintech leaders gather to re imagine the future of finance. There will be over 50 discussions and interactive sessions covering lending, digital banking, fintech and paytech innovation.
#14 PayExpo Europe 2020 – 6-7 October 2020
Ideal for: Payment service providers
Taking place at the Business Design Centre in London, PayExpo Europe 2020 is set to draw on ways to make payments faster, easier and more secure. Attended by merchants, MNOs, gaming operators, gaming licenses, start-ups, service providers, investors, innovators and more, topic will cover gaming payments, security, card payments, connected commerce and evolving banking.
#15 2nd Annual Financial Innovation Forum – 22-23 October 2020
Ideal for: Fintechs in Cyprus and fintech solution providers
Following the success of the first Annual Financial Innovation Forum held at the Parklane Resort in 2019, Qube Events will return for a second year running. The event will bring together bright, innovative minds from challenger banks, FinTechs, nonbanks, large financial services companies, banks and top solution providers. As a bonus, Contentworks Agency are media partnering with Qube to bring you complete coverage of the event. Stay tuned for news and updates from our team.
#16 Decentralized 2020 – 11-13 November 2020
Ideal for: Blockchain and crypto enthusiasts/brokers offering such services
Moving from Athens to Limassol, the University of Nicosia will present the 4th annual Decentralized conference. As the premium blockchain and crypto summit in Europe, Decentralized attracts top fintech experts from across the globe including leading business executives and academic experts to discuss upcoming trends. For the 3rd year running Contentworks Agency will be a media partner for Decentralized. Expect speaker coverage, interviews, live tweets and more.
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